Seven people, including two paragliders, died in a series of accidents in the French Alps as the country celebrated its Bastille Day holiday, rescue services said Wednesday.
Four veteran Sherpa climbers left on Monday for Mount Everest on a mission to climb the world’s highest mountain in five days from the Nepali side, aiming to set a record ...
Two Indian climbers died and an Irish mountaineer is missing on the Himalayan peaks of Nepal, officials said on Friday, taking the number of climbers dead or missing this week to six ...
Lama Babu Sherpa has not been seen since May 14 and is presumed dead, Nepal-based Seven Summit Treks said.
Pakistan military helicopters circling the treacherous "Killer Mountain" were on Saturday able to spot a French woman climber who left behind her injured Polish partner to seek help, a senior official said, but neither was able to be rescued.
One of the six has been identified as a 34-year old man from the German state of Bavaria, and the rest of the team were also likely from Germany, rescue operations chief Martin Reichholf said.
Rescuers have retrieved the body of an Indian climber who died on Mount Everest and airlifted it to Kathmandu on Sunday, along with those of two others who perished last year.
Nepali officials on Thursday said four bodies discovered on Everest were not new fatalities, correcting earlier statements.
The bodies of four climbers were found inside a tent on Everest, an expedition organiser said on Wednesday, taking the death toll on the world's highest peak this spring season to 10.